Former undisputed boxing champion Mike Tyson will be back on AEW television.
AEW is an American pro wrestling company. The promotion airs a show titled Dynamite every Wednesday night on the TNT network. AEW has announced that Tyson will be returning on the upcoming episode of Dynamite on April 7.
In a press release, AEW CEO Tony Khan said the following.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) April 6, 2021
“There’s nothing better than an impassioned, live wrestling crowd. Since August 2020, we’ve provided safe, outdoor shows at Daily’s Place, with zero reported transmissions amongst our fans, and we’re so appreciative of the amazing fans who have been joining us week after week. It’s been incredible for our wrestlers, and for those watching at home, to hear the live reactions.
“This includes historic events like Kenny Omega winning the AEW World Title, Sting’s surprise arrival, Shaq teaming with Jade Cargill against Cody Rhodes and Red Velvet, The Young Bucks and Darby Allin’s respective championship wins at FULL GEAR, and so many other magic moments. Likewise, Mike Tyson always commands a massive ovation and the attention of fans worldwide. I’m excited for everyone here in Jacksonville, and for those watching on TNT and around the world, to show what Mike Tyson has in store for AEW.”
Khan also discussed his joy in bringing Tyson back during an interview with Sports Illustrated.
“There are many reasons I wanted Mike to come back. He made a huge impact last year at Double or Nothing, and we’re at a point where we can bring him back in front of our fans. The fans who have come to the shows in Jacksonville have added so much to AEW, and it’s important for me that our fans get to see him live. We’re excited to have Mike back.”
Tyson last appeared on AEW television back in May 2020. He was joined by UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans, Henry Cejudo, and Vitor Belfort.